来源:BBC 2019-01-22

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The Director of the FBI says the Bureau is probing new emails related to Hillary Clinton. x said the FBI would determine whether the new emails contained any classified information. Mrs. Clinton's Republican rival, Donald Trump, praised the FBI for reopening the inquiry.

Syrian rebel forces have begun their long-awaited offensive to lift the government siege of the eastern part of Aleppo. The rebels mounted attacks on multiple fronts, using rocket fire, suicide attacks and truck bombs.

The U.N. says it has credible reports that IS has abducted thousands of Iraqis from areas around its stronghold of Mosul to be used as human shields. It also says that the jihadist group has killed more than 200 people, apparently for refusing to join its forces.

The Parliament in the Belgian region of x has voted in favour of the free trade agreement between the E.U. and Canada, formally ending the opposition that threatened to derail the deal. Belgium needed approval from all regions before it could sign.

The U.S. economy grew at a rate of 2.9% in the three months to September, its strongest increase in two years. Growth was boosted by consumer spending and exports.

A 12-hour walkout called by Venezuela's opposition parties has closed shops, businesses and schools in parts of the capital, x. The strike in protest of the government of President Nicolas Maduro was less evident poorer areas.

A United Nations climate envoy says the impact of the worst drought that hit southern Africa in more than three decades is likely to worsen in the coming months. x said the survival of vulnerable people would be under threat.

And Lithuania has updated its civil defence booklet, telling citizens what to do in the event of a Russian invasion. It includes sections on survival techniques, and warns Russia doesn't hesitate to use military force.